GLAAD Link, your daily round-up of LGBT news - September 30, 2013

  

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.

 

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Serbia Holds Gay Pride Despite Ban – BuzzFeed

Two Gay Couples Granted Marriage Licenses in Colombia – Towleroad

Pakistan Forces Gay Site Back into the Closet – Al Bawaba

Poll: Youth Support for Marriage Equality, Abortion Rights Offer Republican Stumbling Block -Advocate

Exxon to Offer Benefits to Same-Sex Couples in US – ABC News

Another Gay Man Reportedly Shot Dead in Yemen – Towleroad

US United Methodists to Decide on Priests Marrying Same-Sex Couples – Gay Star News

Gay Marriage Heroes and Diversity Champions Honored at Awards – Gay Star News

Activists Pressure Barilla to Add LGBT Employee Protections – Advocate

Cassidy Lynn Campbell, Transgender Homecoming Queen, Poses for 'NOH8' Campaign – The Huffington Post

A Primer on LGBT History Month – Edge on the Net

LOCAL/REGIONAL

More Healthcare Choices for Transgender Colorado Residents – LGBTQ Nation

New Jersey Paper Refuses to Correct Coverage of Trans Woman's Murder – Advocate

PA Schools Nix Transgender Homecoming King Entry – The AP

New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidate Denounces Christie's Anti-Gay Stances: Listen – Towleroad

Judge Allows Illinois Marriage Equality Lawsuit to Move Forward – BuzzFeed

WND: Virginia Universities Should Offer Psychologically Destructive and Discredited "Ex-Gay" Therapy – Equality Matters

COMMENTARY

Barilla Earns Gay Boycott, Learns Taking Sides is Bad for Business - Forbes

Race Relations in the Houston GLBTIQ-SGL Community Discussion – TransGriot

GSAs Make a Difference – The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Trans Gamer Left 'Completely Dehumanised' Following Microsoft XBox Event – Gay Star News

Out HGTV Designer David Bromstad Defends Participation in Anti-Gay Salvation Army's Fundraiser - Towleroad

New Study Reveals Gay Actors Are Discriminated Against in Hollywood  - Queerty

I Didn't Realize How Much We Needed to Examine Oursleves Until This Actress Spelled It Out - Upworthy

SPORTS

As Olympics Debate Rages Over LGBT Questions, Athletes Will Have Final Say – BuzzFeed

Gay Footballer Anton Hysen: I Get Calls From Footballers Who Want to Come Out – PinkNews

 

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